Posts Tagged: Social Movements
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.
Trump’s blunders have placed us back on the path to a truly catastrophic war, with barricades of lies blocking every off-ramp.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
Twenty years ago, experts refused to see the truth about the dark side of globalization. Then Seattle happened.
Ahead of global climate talks, activists in Kenya successfully blocked a Chinese-backed coal plant at a world heritage site.
Campaigns challenging the country’s environmentally destructive, low-wage economic model are gaining ground, despite political insecurity.
By demanding that certain material needs are so essential for human flourishing that they must be guaranteed to all, these rights directly challenge the logic of market fundamentalism.
Although a widespread movement has developed to fight climate change, no counterpart has emerged to take on the rising danger of nuclear disaster — yet.